HOW TO TYPE OR INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROW ↺   ↻ SYMBOL IN MS WORD?

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INTRODUCTION

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This article will let you know how to type or insert CIRCLE WITH ARROW SYMBOL in MS WORD.

 CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL represents Refresh symbol, Recycle symbol

These symbols are handy while making many reports but we find it hard to find these symbols as they are not available on the keyboard.


The symbols present on the keyboard can be easily found but not these and especially the CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL.
So we’ll check the main and easy methods only to insert them. The methods which are easy and you won’t forget easily. Let us start.


WHAT IS CIRCLE WITH ARROW ↺ ↻ SYMBOLS?

A Circle with arrow symbol contains a circle with an arrow on the end of the of the circle.

The arrow can be towards left or right which creates the symbol as clockwise or anti clockwise

These symbols are frequently used as REDO, UNDO, FORWARD STEP , BACKWARDS STEP, TOGGLE FUNCTION etc.

The above shown examples will help you understand the usage of these symbols.

In addition to this, these symbols are frequently used in mathematics, science, statistics to represent the error margin, range etc. and chess notation also.



DIFFERENT WAYS TO INSERT A CIRCLE WITH ARROW SYMBOL IN MS WORD

There can be different ways of creating a CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL in your document in MS WORD.

We’ll go through each of the methods one by one to search out the options for finding out the ways to add CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL.

1. DELIVERY DESK- CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL

It’s always great to learn new things.

You must go through the article to learn new ways of inserting the CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL in Word but if you want it instantly you can copy it from here and it’ll work all fine in your documents.

The symbol copied from here will respond to the font as well as size.

STEPS TO COPY THE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL

  1. Select the given CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL .
  2. Click the document where you want to insert the symbol.
  3. Press CTRL+V or Right Click > Paste.
  4. The CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL or CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL will be inserted.
↺ - CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL [ANTI CLOCKWISE]
↻- CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL [CLOCK WISE]			 



2. INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN WORD USING SYMBOLS

The other method of inserting the CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL is using the SYMBOL INSERTION FACILITY.

A SYMBOL INSERTION FACILITY IS SIMPLY A COMPLETE SET OF DIFFERENT SYMBOLS THAT IS PRESENT IN THE WORD ITSELF FOR OUR USE.

It is a complete table having a full-fledged list of a big number of symbols from which we can choose the symbols we like.

Follow the following steps to insert the symbol using the symbol dialog box.

STEPS

  • Open the MS WORD application.
  • Go to INSERT TAB and CLICK SYMBOL or Press ALT+N+U to open the SYMBOL DIALOG BOX directly.
OPEN SYMBOL DIALOG BOX

After reaching this step , the ways to search for the symbols are different.

FOLLOW GIVEN STEPS TO INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN EXCEL:

  1. Refer to the picture given below.
  2. Choose FONT as (normal text).
  3. Choose SUBSET as Arrows.
IF YOU DON'T SEE SUBSET OPTION	 GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THE DIALOG BOX	 AND SET THE FROM FIELD AS UNICODE(HEX).
  1. Select the CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL from the list and click INSERT or you can simply double click on the symbol.
  2. The CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL will get inserted into the selected cell.
CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL


On the same lines, let us try to insert CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL in Word.

FOLLOW THE STEPS TO INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN WORD USING SYMBOL CHARTS

  1. To insert MINUS PLUS or MINUS OR PLUS symbol, refer to the picture given below.
  2. Choose FONT as (normal text).
  3. Choose SUBSET as ARROWS.
  1. Select the CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL from the list and click INSERT or you can simply double click on the symbol.
  2. The CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL will get inserted into the selected cell.



CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN WORD

4.TYPE OR INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL SMARTLY USING AUTO CORRECT OPTION

Have you ever tried to type (c) in Word??

If you haven’t tried try it right now. You would find that it’ll get converted into © symbol.

It happens because of the AUTOCORRECT option in the MS WORD.

Sometimes this autocorrect option can be irritating but we can make use of this option to insert CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL or ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL in MS WORD.

In this case this option is really going to be very helpful.

So let us try to learn to create one entry so that our application might help us to get the CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL or ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL directly.

CREATING AUTOCORRECT ENTRY FOR CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL

FOLLOW THE STEPS TO INSERT THE PLUS MINUS AND CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL BY PUTTING THE ENTRY IN AUTOCORRECT OPTIONS.

  • Go to FILE and choose OPTIONS.

CHOOSE OPTIONS
  • As we choose options following window will open.
  • On the left choose PROOFING.
  • As we click PROOFING choose AUTOCORRECT OPTIONS from the options under PROOFING.
CHOOSE AUTO CORRECT OPTIONS
  • After we click AUTO CORRECT options the following window will open.

We will create two different entries for both the symbols.

FOLLOW THE STEPS TO CREATE AUTOCORRECT ENTRY FOR ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROW SYMBOL

  • In the field REPLACE add the symbol [ symbol name as (anticwa) for our example ] which you want to be auto-corrected by the Word automatically.
  • Across the REPLACE in the WITH FIELD paste the ANTICLOCK CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL which you can copy from any methods discussed above perhaps from the first option DELIVERY DESK.
  • Click ADD.
  • The auto correct pair will be added.

ADD THE AUTO-CORRECT PAIR FOR ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL



Similarly,

FOLLOW THE STEPS TO ADD THE AUTOCORRECT PAIR FOR CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN WORD

  • In the field REPLACE add the symbol [ symbol name as (mnpl) for our example ] which you want to be auto-corrected by the Word automatically. We use (cwa) for our example.
  • Across the REPLACE in the WITH FIELD paste the CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL which you can copy from any methods discussed above perhaps from the first option DELIVERY DESK.
  • Click ADD.
  • The auto correct pair will be added.

ADD AUTOCORRECT PAIR FOR CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL
  • We are done.
  • We can try this by just typing the word we fixed for autocorrection i.e. (anticwa) and it’ll be converted into ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL as shown in the picture below.
USING AUTOCORRECT OPTION TO INSERT ANTICLOCKEWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL

Similarly, we will try CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL also. Type (cwa) and it’ll be converted into Clockwise circle wih arrow symbol.

USING AUTOCORRECT OPTION TO INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL



5.INSERT CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN WORD USING KEYBOARD

There is another very fast method of inserting any character or to be specific CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL/CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL in our case in the document instantly.

The method is to insert the symbol using the keyboard shortcuts which will save us from following the long steps.

WE CAN USE THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT IN THE FOLLOWING WAY.

1.USING ALT+X

One more super-efficient method in MS WORD is the use of ALT+X.

Simply type the UNICODE of the character and press ALT+X.

THE UNICODE FOR THE ANTICLOCK CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IS 21BA[HEX]

THE UNICODE FOR THE CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IS 21BB[HEX]

The Unicode will be converted to the respective character.

The following animation shows the process.

Let us try typing the 21BA and pressing the ALT+X after that. It’ll be converted into Anticlockwise circle with arrow symbol.

TYPING CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN MS WORD USING ALT X METHOD


Similarly, we can try ALT X method for CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL by typing 21BB and pressing the ALT+X after that.

TYPING CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN MS WORD USING ALT X METHOD

2. USING ALT CODE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT TO TYPE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL

ALT CODES ARE THE SIMPLEST AND EASIEST WAY TO INSERT OR TYPE ANY SYMBOL USING KEYBOARD. 

THERE ARE NO ALT CODES FOR EITHER CLOCKWISE OR ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLES WITH ARROWS.


FAQs

HOW TO INSERT ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN HTML?

Simply embed the code &#8634 at the place where you want to show the ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL.

HOW TO INSERT CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN HTML?

Simply embed the code &#8635 and it’ll be converted to the clockwise circle with arrow symbol.



HOW TO USE CLOCKWISE OR ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOLS IN JAVASCRIPT?

Simply embed the code \u21BA at the place where you want to show the ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL and embed the code \u21BB at the place where you want to show the CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL.

WHAT IS THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT TO INSERT ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROW IN MS WORD?

  • Type 21BA and press ALT+X to convert it into ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROW.

WHAT IS THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT TO INSERT CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROW IN MS WORD?

  • Type 21BB and press ALT+X to convert it into CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROW


WHAT IS THE ALT CODE OF CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IN WORD OR EXCEL ?

There is no ALT CODE for Clockwise or Anticlockwise circle with arrow symbol.


WHAT IS THE UNICODE OF CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL?

THE UNICODE FOR THE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IS 21BB [HEX].

WHAT IS THE UNICODE OF ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL?

THE UNICODE FOR THE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL IS 21BB [HEX].

WHAT IS THE CHARACTER CODE OF CLOCKWISE /ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL?

The character code for CLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS is 21BA and ANTICLOCKWISE CIRCLE WITH ARROWS is 21BB. These symbols don’t have ASCII codes but only unicodes.



WHERE TO FIND CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOL ON KEYBOARD?

CIRCLE WITH ARROWS SYMBOLS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON THE KEYBOARD.